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Quick Skillet Lasagna

Quick Skillet Lasagna

58 Ratings
58 Ratings
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Makes: 7 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

This lasagna can be prepared entirely on the stovetop and uses Parmesan and cottage cheese. Add fresh veggies like green peppers, spinach, or whatever you have on hand to increase flavor and nutrients. Make a meal of it with your favorite fruit. 

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup onion (chopped)
  • 1/2 pound ground beef (90% lean)
  • 1 can tomatoes (14.5 ounce)
  • 1 cup tomato paste (6 ounce can)
  • 1 parsley, fresh (1 Tablespoon, optional)
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 garlic powder (1 teaspoon, optional)
  • 2 cups egg noodles (cooked)
  • 3/4 cup cottage cheese, low-fat
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese

Directions

1. Chop onion. Cook beef and onion, in the frying pan until beef is brown and onion is tender. Drain off excess fat.

2. Add tomatoes, tomato paste, parsley, water, and garlic powder to the beef mixture. Bring to a boil and simmer until sauce is thick, about 25 minutes.

3. Cook noodles in the saucepan according to package directions. Drain.

4. Add cooked, drained noodles to the beef mixture. Stir to prevent sticking.

5. Mix cheeses and drop by spoonfuls into the frying pan.

6. Cover and heat over low heat about 5 minutes. Refrigerate leftovers.

Notes

To decrease fat and cholesterol, omit the beef and add vegetables such as broccoli or zucchini to the sauce.

Learn more about:

Source: Michigan State University Cooperative Extension Service, Eating Right is Basic
Nutrition Education Program

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 cup prepared lasagna, 1/7 of recipe (256g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 182
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 25 mg
Sodium 236 mg
Carbohydrates 22 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 7 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 14 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 96 mg
Iron 2 mg
Potassium 543 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 182
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 25 mg
Carbohydrates 22 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 7 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 14 g
Minerals
Calcium 96 mg
Potassium 543 mg
Sodium 236 mg
Copper 212 mcg
Iron 2 mg
Magnesium 35 mg
Phosphorus 172 mg
Selenium 21 mcg
Zinc 2 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 44 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.3 mg
Vitamin B12 0.9 mcg
Vitamin C 14 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 2 mg
Vitamin K 5 mcg
Folate 62 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.5 mg
Riboflavin 0.2 mg
Niacin 3 mg
Choline 42 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 1/2 cups
Grains 1/2 ounces
Protein Foods 1 ounces
Dairy 1/4 cups

Write a review

I made this recipe with several groups with different organizations and they all like it. It's very easy to make and taste great every time.
01/31/13
Its so easy to put your own twist on this recipe depending on what you have available, adding fresh tomatoes, green peppers, etc.
07/08/08
Its so easy to put your own twist on this recipe depending on what you have available, adding fresh tomatoes, green peppers, etc.
07/09/08
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